Master of Business Administration (MBA)

The Kettering University MBA is accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). The MBA provides you the tools you need to be an effective management professional and leader in your organization. The core curriculum provides you with a real-world preparation for the global economy. You are able to customize the MBA program to meet your goals by selecting one of many unique concentrations – or by creating your own through the general concentration.  Concentrations include General MBA, Leadership, Healthcare Systems Management, Information Technology, Supply Chain Management, Technology Management, and Engineering concentrations in Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Design, Healthcare Systems Engineering, and Power Electronics & Machine Drives.


“The Distance Learning MBA at Kettering was the only way I could have ever completed my degree.  I am incredibly busy with work, family, and extra-curricular activities, but the convenience and flexibility of the program allowed me to ‘do it all’! I never had to take up my entire weekend going to class; I could watch the lectures on my time.” –Chad


The MBA consists of a total of 12 courses (48 credit hours) which includes 9 core courses plus 3 elective courses from your concentration area.  An additional 5 courses may be required depending upon your undergraduate coursework which will be evaluated at the time of application.
You have the choice of MBA concentrations which consists of 3 classes (12 credit hours) that allows you to customize your MBA to suit your professional needs.  You may start the MBA during any of our four 11-week terms.  There is no thesis requirement for the MBA.

For information on our distance learning delivery and other Graduate Degree programs and certificates, please visit the Graduate Program website.

MBA Core Classes (Nine 4-credit classes)

  • ACCT 639 Managerial Accounting
  • BUSN 659 International Business
  • FINC 619 Financial Management
  • ISYS 669 Enterprise Information System Models
  • MGMT 639 Managing People & Organizations
  • MGMT 659 Strategy
  • MGMT 661 Operations Management
  • MRKT 679 Marketing Management
  • BUSN 779 MBA Capstone: Innovation and New Ventures

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